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Owens Food Court at Owens Hall

Globowl Kitchen overview showcasing the shops, Wan and Variabowl

Owens Food Court, which opened in 1991, houses 12 specialty shops serving international and American favorites including pastas, sub sandwiches, Mexican specialties, Philly cheese steaks, and stir-fry combinations. Owens received a vibrant facelift in 2006, with a bright new color scheme. It is located in Owens Dining Center, which was built in 1940 and named after university mess steward J.J. "Pops" Owens. In the summer of 2019 Owens Food Court was given a refresh in dining concepts and design.

Owens Food Court Shops

Globowl Kitchen

Our new concept at Owens Food Court, featuring a variety of dishes that showcase features found around the world.


The highlight of Globowl Kitchen is Variabowl. Here students can find a rotation of Mediterranean, Korean, Thai, and Indian cuisine.


Wǎn specialiazes Asian flavors including student-favorite General Tso’s chicken.


At Dish, students can find hot vegetables, classic comfort side dishes, carved meats, and rotisserie chicken.


Here the focus is on organic, local, and sustainably produced foods, serving lunch and dinner Monday through Friday.


This shop offers American classics such as gourmet hamburgers and cheeseburgers, grilled-to-order sandwiches, Hebrew National® hot dogs, and French fries.


Frank's serves a variety of signature sandwiches. Students can build their own sandwich combination from quality ingredients including roast beef, turkey breast, salami, ham, Swiss and provolone cheeses, and a variety of breads.


Not only can students get fat-free yogurt here, but they can also find delicious smoothie blends made with real fresh fruit and containing the RDA of 10 essential vitamins.

The Garden

The Garden is a soup, salad, and fruit bar that is guaranteed fresh daily. The Garden also features a vibrant Pho station.


Tazón offers a number of different authentic Mexican dishes including taco salads, tacos, burritos, and quesadillas, including vegan options.


A variety of noodles and sauces are offered along with a special Italian dish of the day, including crowd-favorite Chicken Parm.


A wide selection of pies, cakes, and other pastries are waiting here for students to enjoy. Sweets proudly serves coffee and espresso drinks made with Red Rooster Coffee Roaster products and J.T Copper syrups, both local to Floyd, VA. 

Grab & Gobble

Owens Food Court offers grab and go selections, known across campus as Grab & Gobble, featuring hot and cold items for all meals of the day.

Food photo of a Thai shrimp dish served at Variabowl